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  • Aetna's Profit Rises as Membership Increases Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 10:51 AM ET

    Aetna on Thursday posted a better-than-expected third-quarter profit as membership increased, and the health insurer raised its full-year forecast.

  • Wellpoint Profit Rises on Higher Membership Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 11:17 AM ET
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    Health insurer WellPoint said on Wednesday that third-quarter profit rose 7 percent, helped by higher membership and improved control of operating costs.

  • Warren Buffet

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has just revealed its portfolio holdings for the second quarter.  New additions:  Bank of America and Dow Jones, plus increased stakes in some healthcare names.

  • Warren Buffett's Window of Opportunity? Friday, 3 Aug 2007 | 5:22 PM ET

    Less competition from private equity buyouts and cheaper stock prices could be creating a window of opportunity for Warren Buffett to make a big acquisition. Bloomberg speculates on Mr. Buffett's "expanding" opportunities and names some potential targets.

  • August may mark the depths of summer vacation season, but it's been getting a bad wrap in recent years on Wall Street. Over the span of just about two-decades, the eighth month of the year has become among the weakest for the S&P 500, according to the Stock Trader's Almanac.

  • Aetna

    Aetna Thursday posted a 16% rise in second-quarter earnings as enrollment increased, and the No. 3 U.S. health insurer raised its full-year forecast.

  • WellPoint Profit Up 11%, Helped by Cost Controls Wednesday, 25 Jul 2007 | 8:21 AM ET

    WellPoint posted an 11% rise in quarterly profit Wednesday, matching Wall Street's expectations, as the largest U.S. health insurer by enrollment improved its control of administrative costs and saw a boost from net investment income.

  • The Breakdown on Buffett: Part 2 Friday, 22 Jun 2007 | 11:18 AM ET

    If you can find a stock that both Buffett and Cramer agree on, you’ve probably got yourself a winner.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • WellPoint Says CFO Ouster a 'Personnel Matter' Tuesday, 12 Jun 2007 | 5:04 AM ET

    The ouster of WellPoint's Chief Financial Officer David Colby last month was a "personnel matter" unrelated to the health insurer's performance or financial condition, a WellPoint spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

  • WellPoint Financial Chief Ousted Due to Conduct Thursday, 31 May 2007 | 10:45 AM ET

    WellPoint said it asked Chief Financial Officer David Colby to resign after an investigation by an external legal counsel showed he had violated the company's code of conduct.

  • Mutual Fund Report: Five-Star Managers Wednesday, 30 May 2007 | 4:24 PM ET

    Don't let the summer doldrums strike your portfolio. We've rounded up several five-star mutual fund managers to offer up on their latest strategies and best investment ideas.

  • Buffett Makes Big Bets on Healthcare, Railroads Wednesday, 16 May 2007 | 7:47 PM ET

    Warren Buffett, known for buying undervalued stocks, is boosting his bet on health care, a sector known more for growth than value.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Tuesday, 1 May 2007 | 8:00 PM ET

    Marriott, Superior Offshore, eBay, Medco and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Aetna Reports Profit Up 8%, Raises 2007 Outlook Thursday, 26 Apr 2007 | 9:45 AM ET

    Aetna reported an 8% rise in first-quarter profit on Thursday, helped by an increase in enrollment and improved operating cost controls, and the health insurer raised its 2007 forecast.

  • WellPoint Posts Higher Quarterly Profit Wednesday, 25 Apr 2007 | 6:50 AM ET

    WellPoint reported higher first-quarter profit on Wednesday, helped by gains in membership.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Thursday, 5 Apr 2007 | 11:03 AM ET

    The Hoosiers have questions on Dendreon, Eli Lilly and more. Luckily, Cramer's in town to tell them whether to buy or sell.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Health insurer UnitedHealth  said Tuesday charges to correct accounting for backdated stock option grants reduced profit by $1.55 billion.

  • WellPoint Fourth-Quarter Profit Rises, Revenues Light Wednesday, 24 Jan 2007 | 12:03 PM ET

    Managed care provider WellPoint said on Wednesday profit rose 23%, in line with estimates, on strong enrollment in its national accounts and tighter controls on administrative expenses, although medical cost trends worsened.

  • Big Money '07: Healthcare Stock Recommendations Friday, 29 Dec 2006 | 10:02 AM ET

    The 110th session of the U.S. Congress opens in less that one week--and the Democrats are back in power in both the house and senate. One of their stated goals is making health care more affordable for Americans. But is that good news or bad news for HMOs? And either way--which healthcare stocks should investors look at?